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Seal of Biliteracy

Seal of Multilingual Proficiency

Seal of Biliteracy

​​​​​Wha​t is the purpose of the Seal of Biliteracy?


The Merced County Seal of Biliteracy, approved through Assembly Bill 815 in 2011, is an award given by the Merced County Office of Education in partnership with districts in recognition of attained proficiency in English and at least one other world language by high school graduation. Appearing on the transcript of the graduating senior, the Seal of Biliteracy is a verification of linguistic proficiencies.


Contact Information:
Amelia Jimenez
Coordinator, Educational Services

Phone: (209) 381-6761

Paula Smith
Administrative Secretary
Phone: (209 ) 381-5906
Fax: (209) 381-6774


MCOE Complex
632 West 13th Street, Building J-1
Merced, CA 95341

Office Hours: M-F 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM



Amelia Jimenez, Ed.D.